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Ramayan on Wheels performed by Disabled Children from Bal Kalyan Sanstha Pune

On Sunday, December 5, 2010, more than 200 disabled children from Bal Kalyan Sanstha, Pune, performed Ramayan on Wheels. The dance and theater performance proved that given an opportunity the disabled children are just capable as anyone. Ramayana on Wheels was possible through the efforts of Bal Kalyan Sanstha, Delhi-based Ability Unlimited Foundation and the children were trained by Guruji Sallauddin Pasha, who is the foremost name in Indian Therapeutic Theatre for persons with disabilities. Siddharta Laik of Punesite writes With five diverse stages and specialized training, the children enacted the play coupled with dance and music, a first for the Sanstha as well as for the kids. “This was for the very first time that the children put up such a mammoth performance. They were trained meticulously for the special event and each and every child was very excited to perform,” said Minetta Patil, Sanstha principal. “We wish to change the indifferent attitude of the society towards the disab…

Ardra Nakshatra 2011 – Thiruvathirai Nakshatram in 2011

Ardra Nakshatra 2011 dates based on traditional Hindu calendar, Astrology and Panchangam. Ardra Nakshatram, also known as Thiruvathirai in South India, is the sixth Nakshatra among the 27 Nakshatras. Below are Ardra Nakshatra dates in 2011. The astrological prediction of Ardra Nakshatra as per Moon Sign is that of Mithuna Raasi or Gemini Zodiac. Mercury or Budha is the Lord of the birth star. The lucky color of Ardra is green.

Swami Chinmayananda Simple Thoughts on Philosophy

Philosophy without love is madness. Love without philosophy is superstition. Science applied becomes technology. Pure philosophy applied to social conditions becomes religion. Philosophy misunderstood can easily end in the suicide of the community. Only fools will seek to maintain that one religion (philosophy) is eternal and others are evanescent or transitory. Swami Chinmayananda

Today in Hindu Calendar – December 7, 2010

Tithi in Hindu Calendar on December 7, 2010 – Today is Shukla Paksha Dwitiya or second day of waxing phase / light phase of moon in Hindu calendar and Panchang in all places. Dwitiya tithi till 22:11 hrs on December 7. All time based on India Standard Time. Margashirsh Shukla Paksha Dvitiya or 2nd day of Margashirsh month in Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Gujarat. Shukla Paksha Dwitiya or second day of Margashirsh month in calendars followed in Delhi, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Chhattisgarh, Orissa and Jammu and Kashmir. Rashi or Moon Sign – Dhanu Rasi. Nakshatra – Moola or Moolam Nakshatram till 1814 hrs. Purvashada or Pooradam from then onwards. 21st day of Karthigai Masam in Tamil Calendar followed in Tamil Nadu. 21st day of Vrischika Masam in Malayalam Calendar in Kerala. 20th day of Agrahan month in Bengali Calendar. Auspicious days – Malhari Martand Festival begins in temples dedicated to …